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Sat Jan 18, 2014, 12:12 PM

The hush-hush FL fundraisers of Chris Christie; Scott donor calls secrecy "stupid"

If Christie was a liability yesterday to Rick Scott, I can only imagine how he must be feeling about him today.



New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is coming to Florida to help fundraiser for FL Gov. Rick Scott in Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. The venues are like a state-held secret now that Christie is taking fire over "Bridgegate."

But word of the locations is leaking out anyway (see below). And Scott supporters are shaking their heads in the meantime about the secrecy that, they say, is being insisted upon by Christie's political handlers.

"This is ridiculous. It's stupid, amateur hour," said one major Scott donor, who plans to attend at least one of the events. "They took a little story and made it into a bigger one than was necessary. Trust me, this isn't Rick making this a state secret."

So the somewhat-run-of-the-mill fundraising story could now become a spectacle, replete with Weston Rep. and Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announcing that she'll hold press availabilities to highlight how Christie is hiding.

What we know of the closed-press events:

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2014/01/what-we-know-about-the-ultra-secret-fl-fundraisers-of-chris-christie.html#storylink=cpy


Something tells me Christie isn't going to enjoy his night rubbing elbows with the big money donors like the thought. I'd love to be a fly on the wall for the plane ride back to New Jersey.

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Sat Jan 18, 2014, 12:22 PM

1. To Scott Christie is a small time rethug

Hasn't Scott skimmed a billion with Medicare fraud by now?

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Sat Jan 18, 2014, 12:24 PM

2. Birds of a feather...

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Sat Jan 18, 2014, 12:34 PM

3. If nobody knows where or when,

nobody will miss them when they are canceled.

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